A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed

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Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago

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We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage

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Today we visited St Mary’s Five Island School to work with Year 9 Music class. They have been set the project of editing footage of seabirds against music on the schools music software programme. The student whose project is the most creative and tells the best story about our amazing seabirds will have their film on the project website.  Jaclyn explained to the group how the project is helping to protect our seabirds and with their help we can get this message to the world through the website. Many of the children see shearwaters and storm petrels in spring and summer when out and about around the islands, so we are sure their music compositions will capture the magic of these amazing seabirds.   

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Thanks to music teacher Debbie Wainwright and IT Guru Jeremy Pearson.  


Principal Funders

Project Partners

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s program for financing key environmental schemes across the continent and the UK’s own Heritage Lottery Fund, the Seabird Recovery Project is also being supported by the Isles of Scilly’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Sustainable Development Fund and the Isles of Scilly Bird Group.